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Auction archive: Lot number 2849

AN IMPORTANT AND EXTREMELY RARE CARVED LONGQUAN CELADON JAR

Estimate
HK$4,000,000 - HK$6,000,000
ca. US$509,642 - US$764,463
Price realised:
HK$4,410,000
ca. US$561,880
Auction archive: Lot number 2849

AN IMPORTANT AND EXTREMELY RARE CARVED LONGQUAN CELADON JAR

Estimate
HK$4,000,000 - HK$6,000,000
ca. US$509,642 - US$764,463
Price realised:
HK$4,410,000
ca. US$561,880
Beschreibung:

AN IMPORTANT AND EXTREMELY RARE CARVED LONGQUAN CELADON JAR YUAN DYNASTY (1279-1368) The jar is heavily potted and well carved in relief around the sides with four panels enclosing seasonal flowers: camellia Japonica, peony, lotus and chrysanthemum, above a band of banana-leaf around the base. The shoulders are set with three zoomorphic monster masks modelled in high relief with bulging eyes and brows and reserved on a diapered ground in imitation of woven rattan. The neck is carved with diamond-shaped diaper and all panels are conjoined by strapwork borders. The jar is covered overall with a thick glaze of bluish sea-green tone with the exception of the mouth rim, the inside of the base and the foot rim which remain unglazed. 11 3⁄4 in. (29.8 cm.) high, four brocade covers, Ming dynasty, Japanese double-wood boxes

Auction archive: Lot number 2849
Auction:
Datum:
30 May 2022
Auction house:
Christie's
King Street, St. James's 8
London, SW1Y 6QT
United Kingdom
+44 (0)20 7839 9060
+44 (0)20 73892869
Beschreibung:

AN IMPORTANT AND EXTREMELY RARE CARVED LONGQUAN CELADON JAR YUAN DYNASTY (1279-1368) The jar is heavily potted and well carved in relief around the sides with four panels enclosing seasonal flowers: camellia Japonica, peony, lotus and chrysanthemum, above a band of banana-leaf around the base. The shoulders are set with three zoomorphic monster masks modelled in high relief with bulging eyes and brows and reserved on a diapered ground in imitation of woven rattan. The neck is carved with diamond-shaped diaper and all panels are conjoined by strapwork borders. The jar is covered overall with a thick glaze of bluish sea-green tone with the exception of the mouth rim, the inside of the base and the foot rim which remain unglazed. 11 3⁄4 in. (29.8 cm.) high, four brocade covers, Ming dynasty, Japanese double-wood boxes

Auction archive: Lot number 2849
Auction:
Datum:
30 May 2022
Auction house:
Christie's
King Street, St. James's 8
London, SW1Y 6QT
United Kingdom
+44 (0)20 7839 9060
+44 (0)20 73892869
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